High School Intern - Shop Mechanic - Plains, PA

Location: Plains, Pennsylvania
Opening ID: 31293
Job Family: Intern
Date Posted: Jun 17, 2024


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

High School Applicants Only

Students who reside locally to Plains, PA are welcome to apply. 

Altec Industries has a nation-wide intern program designed to provide hands-on training during school breaks or as part of the curriculum, dedicated to assisting students who have made a commitment to this career field.

The Service Group delivers on Altec's promise to be there for the life of the equipment, through a network of in-shop and mobile service technicians across the United States and Canada. Altec’s primary products include Aerial Devices, Digger Derricks, Cranes, and Specialty Equipment.

Apply at https://careers.altec.com


  • Enrollment in high school, pursuing a diploma.
  • Must have earned senior class standing.
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale


  • Current attendance in an educational program preferably, that teaches skills related to the troubleshooting and repair of vehicles and equipment, welding, and maintenance.
  • Physical effort and dexterity is required, lifting up to 75 pounds, including service-related tools.


  • Communicate with Associates, Customers & Suppliers
  • Work within various software programs, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Administrative duties

Major Responsibilities of an Altec Technician

  • Uphold Altec’s safety commitment
  • Maintain and repair Aerial Devices, Digger Derricks, and other equipment
  • Determine overall condition of equipment through inspections
  • Diagnose issues with hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Restore equipment to working order
  • Exhibit positive and effective interaction with other Altec associates, vendors, and customers
  • Maintain accurate records of all service, repair, and other work

Our Company

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 100 countries.

At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work “Safer and Smarter.” Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.

Founded in 1929, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard for excellence in design, manufacturing and service. You can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well-managed company.

Why Join Altec?

Altec is a manufacturing company, Made in America. Altec associates are empowered to build products that make a difference to our customers, communities, and industry. We are building on 90+ years of knowledge, experience, and relationships, working to add value to the electric utility, telecom, contractor, lights and signs, and tree care markets. Altec products and services can be found across the U.S. and in over 100 countries around the world. Safety is a primary responsibility in everything we do as is support of the Altec Company Values: Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development – Teamwork

Join the thousands who have made Altec their career decision!

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.